80th Anniversary: The ‘00s

Celebrating 80 years of Marvel! From the expansion of an Ultimate Universe, to Marvel Knights, New X-Men and headline-making events, read some of the most impactful stories and series that ushered Marvel Comics into the 21st century!

MARVEL COMICS: 2000-2009

Modern Marvel Boy

Kree space warrior Noh-Varr sets out to destroy the Midas Foundation – an intergalactic weapons dealership that apprehended him AND stole his tech!

‘Welcome Back, Frank’

Dynamically deranged duo Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon present a 12-issue limited run that meshes gore with dark comedy. You won’t be able to look away (even if you want to)!

Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely’s X-Men

Considered a ‘seminal series’ in X-Men history! Sleek and innovative, ‘New X-Men’ leans into the freakish nature of mutants with strange and bold stories.

Ultimate Marvel

Our #1 pick for new Spider-Man readers, this Ultimate Marvel reboot modernizes Peter Parker’s origin as the amazing wall-crawler!

Marvel Knights

Launching out of the ‘grittier’ Marvel Knights imprint, this street-level series stars Daredevil, Punisher, Moon Knight, Cloak and Dagger and more against a New York City backdrop.

Team Ultimates

This Ultimate series depicts the assembly of an Avengers-style team under Nick Fury’s orders. Edgy and cinematic.

Meet the Runaways

Six Los Angeles teens become runaways when they discover their parents are super-villains. Read the beloved Eisner-winner!

Joss Whedon & John Cassaday’s X-Men

Impactful, appealing and perfect for new readers; Joss Whedon astonishes with this X-Men revamp.

New Avengers

The Avengers are forcibly reassembled in the wake of the unimaginable–a breakout at Ryker’s Island, maximum-security super human prison.

Captain America: Winter Soldier

The series that introduced the Winter Soldier! This captivating ongoing is equal parts pulp and espionage escapades. Considered a favorite ‘Cap’ series by many!

House of M or “No More Mutants”

The fallout for this event lasted years. The Avengers and the X-Men face a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! Try this event’s Reading List!

Who is the Black Panther?

Fans of Wakanda’s king need to try this series. Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr. join forces on a critically-acclaimed run that serves as a great entry point.

Immortal Iron Fist

The mythos of Iron Fist is expanded in this Kung Fu thriller. Iron Fists of centuries past are revealed as Danny Rand confronts K'un-Lun’s ‘Immortal Weapons’.

Super Hero Civil War

Try this event’s Reading List! After the death of hundreds of innocent civilians, the government passes the Super Human Registration Act–sparking Civil War between Captain America and Iron Man!

The Death of Captain America

One of the most-widely-read issues of the decade, this fallout to Civil War destabilized the Marvel Universe with the death of one its greatest icons. But who will pick up the shield?

Guardians Rebooted

In a universe divided by the Annihilation Wars, Star-Lord assembles his own Guardians to defeat those who would terrorize the innocent! Starring the blockbuster team!

Secret Invasion

Try this event’s Reading List! Traitors are exposed and lives are lost as the shape-shifting Skrulls lay claim to the planet through a face-swapping infiltration!

New Iron Age

Iron Man, now acting director of S.H.I.E.L.D., faces the most overwhelming challenge of his life in Ezekiel Stane, the son of Tony's late archenemy Obadiah!

Dark Reign

Former Green Goblin Norman Osborn gets the keys to the Marvel Universe! With his Cabal and Dark Avengers at his side, the longtime villain attempts to reshape the world in his image.

War of Kings

A space opera epic in scope. The Inhumans find themselves allied with the Kree against a Shi'ar incursion led by mutant despot Vulcan (see: X-Men: Deadly Genesis)!